Vide Law and Legal Definition

Vide is a Latin term, meaning ‘see.’ It is a citation signal, and is found in some texts. Usually, it is seen in the abbreviated form. For example, q.v., denoting ‘quod vide,’ meaning ‘which see.’

Vide ante or vide supra refers to a previous passage in a text. Similarly, vide post or vide infra refers to a later passage.